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WEDDING RECEPTIONS



MASTER OF CEREMONIES FORMAT - HERE'S WHAT WE DO:

SET-UP
~ Please allow approximately one hour for set-up prior to engagement.

BEFORE DINNER
~ Play soft background music beginning with the arrival of the first guests.
~Take requests from guests.

GRAND ENTRANCE
~ Announce entrance of Parents, Family and Members of the Wedding Party.
~ Announce entrance of Bride and Groom.
~ Play music of your choice.

TOASTS
~ Prepare guests for toasts.
~Announce for glasses to be filled (usually a 5 minute warning).
~ Introduce Best Man and offer use of wireless microphone.
~ Offer microphone to Family and Friends for additional toasts.

DINNER
~ Announce Bridal Party being served and/or serving procedures for guests.
~ Continue soft background music during dinner.
~ Announce cutting of cake, continue playing soft background music if requested.

AFTER DINNER FUNCTIONS (ORDER TO BE DISCUSSED PRIOR TO EVENT):

LOVE STORY
~ The love story is your story of growing up, meeting, falling in love and your proposal. The story will be filled with laughter, tears, emotion and music. This presentation will be discussed with DJ Jack Mitchell prior to your event.

FIRST DANCE (Song of Your Choice)
~ Introduce Bride and Groom's First Dance. (There is a new trend in choreographing the First Dance of the Bride and Groom. We can help you with this!)
~ Invite Parents and/or Bridal Party to dance during second song.
~ Open floor for dancing on third song.

MONEY DANCE
~ Explain rules if requested.
~ Continue playing slow songs until everyone has a chance to dance with Bride and Groom.

BOUQUET TOSS
~ Call up single women and girls.
~ Give countdown, announce who caught the bouquet.

GARTER TOSS
~ Groom may choose to remove garter from Bride's leg. Bride sometimes sits on Best Man's knee.
~ Call up single men and boys.
~ Give countdown, announce who caught the garter.
(Optional - It is sometimes fun to let the man or boy who catches the garter put it on the leg of the woman or girl who catches the bouquet.)

LONGEVITY DANCE
~ All married couples dance until eliminated by number of years married.
~ The last couple remaining on the floor then gives advice to the Bride and Groom.

GENERAL DANCING
~ Play a variety of music appropriate for your event.
~ Take requests from guests.
~ Make announcements as needed.
(It is usually appropriate to mix in sets of dancing between functions. The order of functions and dance sets may be prearranged with Bride and Groom, or Bride and Groom may designate a person to cue disc jockey when they are ready. It is up to you.)

DEPARTURE OF BRIDE AND GROOM
~ Announce departure for last good-byes.
~ Replay First Dance song.
~ Continue dance music until end of reception.
~ Give last call for alcohol when instructed.
~ Give last call for dancing.



Please see our EVENTS page for reservation policy and rates.

Our goal is to provide you with a memorable event! To reserve a date for your special occasion, please call Jack at (760) 408-2762, or send an EMAIL. We respond promptly to all inquiries.

WE GUARANTEE EXCELLENCE!


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